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Work Angst

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Work Angst

Work Angst

I wished I had not revealed that part of me
Of who I am, and what feeds my irritability.

Co-workers are so cold and calculating.
They want to see you gone, they think you are acting.

I know that I have my rights and they discriminate.
They also can "find" reasons; to fuel their hate.

They can't fire me; up and down is who I am.
Finding "other reasons" to fire me, they will; if they can.

Stress and depression is my working enemy.
Everyday I wish wasn't so depressing.

This emotion is the revealed part of my life.
Depression is hard, and continues to cause strife.

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  1. Date: 8/16/2009 6:37:00 PM
    Wow!! If this is a reality in your life, I'm sorry, Erin. I wrote a senryu about bipolarity("Tic-tic Cold)... I'm so happy reading your poems, I really am. Excellent write! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 10:33:00 AM
    Good afternoon Erin. I enjoyed reading your wonderful poem today. Love, Carol